[RC5] Stats suggestion

Brad T. bradtod at rocketmail.com
Thu Nov 8 13:54:26 EST 2001


ranking by overall keyrate would be a much better idea
--- Sergio Ribeiro <Sribeiro at i2s.pt> wrote:
> 
>  Hi there,
> 
>  I fetch and flush via e-mail once a week. So if I check my stats
> they'll be
> static for a week (and my rank goes down) and then (when I submit the
> blocks
> of that week) I go up in the ranking. For instance today my stats (as
> of
> 7-Nov-2001 at 23:59 UTC) are these:
> 
> Rank: 22531 (+150)
> Participant: Sergio
> Days: 1268
> Overall Rate: 864.76
> Current Rate: 10,349.06
> Blocks: 352,929
> 
> My Block Submission History looks like this:
> 
> Date          Blocks   
> 7-Nov-2001    3,331  
> 31-Oct-2001   6,287 
> 22-Oct-2001   7,992 
> ...
> 
> Since a day has 86400 seconds, the "Current Rate" is computed as
> 
>   [Number of blocks submited] * 2^28 / 86400
> 
> So mine is 3,331 * 2^28 / 86400 = 10,349.06 KKeys/sec
> 
> BUT I worked 7 days to obtain those 3,331 blocks so my "Current Rate"
> should
> be:
> 
>   3,331 * 2^28 / (7 * 86400) = 1,478.44 KKeys/sec
> 
>   ( [Number of blocks submited] * 2^28 ) / ( [days since last flush]
> * 86400
> )
> 
> 
> Sometime ago someone in the dnet team said that, for ranking purpose,
> some
> people kept their blocks to perform a mega-flush.
> I think that if the rank for the day was calculated with this
> "corrected"
> "Current Rate", it would deny these folks the pleasure of getting
> it's day
> of glory...
> 
> What do you think?
> Is it dificult to do this?
> 
> 
> Bye,
> 
> 	Sérgio Ribeiro
> 	Porto - Portugal
> 
> 
> 
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